28 02, 2018

Go looking for bad news


As a leader, one of the skills you need to develop is to “go looking for bad news.” Part of your job is to find, and then face up to, the problems and aggravations that routinely occur in any business. If you’re not aware of any problems, that’s a problem in and of itself. You [...]

Go looking for bad news2019-01-10T18:56:31+00:00
27 02, 2018

Which road will you take?


In his classic poem “The Road Not Taken,” Robert Frost talks about how the road he was walking on while in the woods separated into two roads leading in different directions. He had to decide which of the two he would take. By taking the one less traveled, his life was changed. Frost’s point was [...]

Which road will you take?2019-01-10T18:56:31+00:00
21 02, 2018

PlanPlus Online Vector 2.11 Release Notes


PlanPlus Online is proud to announce the following new features, improvements, and fixes: New features and improvements Added feature where changes to a note in the note popup window will auto-save Added feature where multiple BCC to note email accounts can be configured in the Email Center Added ability in BCC to Note feature where [...]

PlanPlus Online Vector 2.11 Release Notes2018-02-21T14:21:15+00:00
21 02, 2018

All in: the promise of workplace diversity


On a football team the most famous and recognizable player is usually the Quarterback. Most of us can name the quarterback’s of our favorite NFL teams, Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Blake Bortles. But a lot fewer of us could actually name the left guard or the long snapper. While Quarterback’s are generally regarded as the [...]

All in: the promise of workplace diversity2019-01-10T18:56:31+00:00
13 02, 2018

Do you have this phobia?


It’s not uncommon to have a phobia. But you may have this one and not even know it. Kakorrhaphiophobia is the fear of failure—and who doesn’t have a little of that, am I right? Interestingly enough, the major symptom of kakorrhaphiophobia isn’t actual failure—it’s paralysis. You don’t do anything because you’re afraid you might fail [...]

Do you have this phobia?2019-01-10T18:56:31+00:00
12 02, 2018

Why highly productive people use Time Blocking


If you’ve been out driving, you’ve probably seen those orange cones and barricades on the road. Even though it’s inconvenient for drivers, those barricades keep traffic from areas that are being worked on—so that workers can do the repairs without dodging cars. Don’t you wish during the day you could set up barricades around your [...]

Why highly productive people use Time Blocking2021-03-03T05:08:22+00:00
8 02, 2018

Leadership Skills: Good Skills will lead to Good Results


If there is one indisputable test of a leader, it’s the results she or he produces. Getting results is one example of good leadership skills. As Henry Ford once said: You cannot build a reputation on what you’re going to do. Intent without action is just daydreaming. People who are leaders get results. I’ve always [...]

Leadership Skills: Good Skills will lead to Good Results2019-04-15T19:10:48+00:00
7 02, 2018

What is Leadership? Can you be a leader without a title?


How many of you feel you’re not a leader because you don’t have a “leader’s title”? When we think of what a “leader’s title” is, we often confuse it with a “boss’s title” such as manager, director, president, or CEO. But there’s a difference between being a boss and being a leader—to start off, you don’t need [...]

What is Leadership? Can you be a leader without a title?2019-04-15T18:42:52+00:00